The Hare & Hounds is a traditional country pub in Waytown, Bridport with a beautiful big garden and stunning views over the Dorset countryside. The pub itself is cosy with a fire, genial hosts and terrific, wholesome food! There's a fine selection of Palmers Brewery's ales available from the cask. The homemade pies are fabulous, and the Sunday roasts offering a fine selection of local meats have become a speciality. Their fresh fish is caught lcocally and vegetables come from within a ten mile radius, near Beaminster.
This beautiful 16th century former coaching inn is an iconic building located in the heart of Cerne Abbas, Dorchester. New life has been breathed into the property by Jeremy and Vanessa Lee, who, after trading to critical acclaim for three years, closed the pub in 2011 for a top-to-toe refurbishment. The New Inn is unashamedly all about really good food and drink. They are not aiming to reinvent the wheel, just cook and serve the best seasonal local produce that the area is blessed with. The wine list is by no means exhaustive but has been compiled with the expert help of Mark Banham from Palmers wine store in Bridport. Three local Palmers Brewery cask ales are always available and in tip top condition along with two local ciders.
For a pub with a warm, friendly, laid back atmosphere, look no further than the Royal Oak, Charmouth. This popular village pub offers a great selection of quality local food, freshly prepared on site, and an impressive range of Palmers Brewery's ales. Sit on our terrace and enjoy a Pimms on a summer's evening or get cosy by our log fire and enjoy a traditional Sunday roast. Darts, table skittles, bar billiards or even a game of dominoes are all on offer.
We are located right by the beach with outside terraces and cliff seating providing the best position to come and enjoy the tranquility and views of the beautiful West Dorset Jurassic Coast. The pub has two bars, is open all year round and is oozing with charm and character. We serve a varied menu of home-cooked food both at lunchtimes and evenings and have an excellent selection of Palmers Brewery ales, beers, wines and spirits. Our menu is inspired by traditional pub food using the best local produce from the best local suppliers. Our fish comes from Samways and Davy's Locker in Bridport; our meat from the oldest butcher in the country, R J Balson; and our vegetables and salads from Cains Farm in Chideock and Graingers in Dorchester. We pride ourselves in serving restaurant quality food in a very relaxed, informal atmosphere.
The Ferryboat Inn dates back 300 years and is situated in the North Helford Passage on the waterfront. Surrounded by wooded banks and sloping fields, this is one of Cornwall's most breathtaking locations. Eating and drinking is central to The Ferryboat Inn, where we serve Wright Brothers seafood specialities alongside home-made pub classics. We have a 'farm to plate' philosophy meaning we want little or nothing to come between you and the produce we serve. Many of our oysters and shellfish are grown and harvested at the historic Duchy of Cornwall Oyster Farm (a short boat-ride up-river from the pub), and our fish, crabs and lobsters come from local day boats.
New Street Lane, Loders, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3SA
The Loders Arms is a traditional Dorset village pub that has managed to retain its ambience. Marie and Ashley offer good service, great food and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. A large majority of the meat, cheese and fish on offer in their menu is sourced locally, as are most of the other ingredients they use. A fine selection of Palmers Brewery's real ales are available on tap. Relax in the cosy bar with open fireplace, dine in the restaurant, or enjoy the stunning views over to Boarsbarrow Hill from the beer garden.
The Pilot Boat is a traditional Dorset pub set in the heart of the busy seaside town of Lyme Regis that is popular with locals and visitors alike. Produce is bought daily depending on seasonality, from what is offered by nearby farms, caught in the sea, grown in the garden, foraged, shot or available at good local suppliers. They take their drink seriously as well, and in line with their keep it local ethos, all of the cask ale is brewed by the award winning Palmers in Bridport brewery, just down the road. The wine list is well considered, sampling a good cross section of grape varieties that complement the menu.
The Swan is the oldest pub in Bampton and offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, alongside traditional pub food, fine wines and real ales all at affordable prices. The Swan is passionate about using local produce and create some real pub classics such as sausages and mash, cod and chips, pies, grilled rump steak and baguettes with a great choice of sweets to tempt. They have well-kept real ale on the hand pumps with guest ales and a keen selection of wines to suit all tastes. There are also two comfortable double rooms and a twin room for bed and breakfast at the premises.
The Eastbury Hotel Ltd, 78 Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BY
The Three Wishes sits in the heart of historic Sherborne offering a relaxed environment in which to enjoy quality, local produce including fresh fish from Jon The Fishman and Samways in West Bay, meats and cheeses from Dorset and award-winning beers from Weymouth. We serve breakfast and lunch 7 days a week and offer a cafe/bistro menu. We're also open 2 evenings a week. Most of the produce used is sourced from within 20 miles showing our passion for locally produced food and drinks.
At the Elizabethan Inn, we work hard to provide our customers with not only a great choice of quality and affordable, good, honest Devon food- but for it to be served in a hospitable, friendly environment. We take great pride in what we do and are passionate about our pub. Being located in a prime farming community we benefit greatly from our neighbours' produce and use as much as possible to give our food its unique depth and richness of flavour. All dishes and desserts are made on the premises using either our own original recipes or great classics that have been used for many years. Whether it be dry curing bacon, making pies and sausages, producing chutneys, mayonnaise and parfaits, we are always looking to develop and produce new ideas. We both sincerely hope that you enjoy the fruits of our labour!